FinanceCalifornia's New Transparency Law Reveals Steep Rise In Wholesale Drug Prices
Generic drugs saw the largest median increase of 37.6% from 2017 through the first quarter of 2019.
FinancePatients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills
Nonprofit hospitals admit they sent $2.7 billion in bills over the course of a year to patients who probably qualified...
FinanceSam's Club to Offer Bundled Healthcare with Fixed, Transparent Prices
News of the pilot program comes just after the first Walmart Health prototype opened earlier this month.
StrategyIndustry Stakeholders React to Pelosi's Drug Pricing Plan
The Speaker's proposal generated ample discussion around its potential impact.
FinanceLeft Hanging on Price Transparency, 'Patients Will Vote with Their Legs'
Nearly half of patients said having clear information on expected out-of-pocket costs before receiving treatment impacts their decision to use...
StrategyEroding Competition: Nearly 3 in 4 Healthcare Markets Highly Concentrated
Consolidation advanced noticeably between 2012 and 2016, according to a report by the Health Care Cost Institute.
FinanceMedicaid Pharmacy Cost Trend Increases Despite Drop in Utilization
One of the most notable data points was the nearly flat rate for average claim cost, increasing 0.8%, compared to...
Finance'UVA Has Ruined Us': Health System Sues Thousands Of Patients, Seizing Paychecks And Claiming Homes
Over six years, the state institution filed 36,000 lawsuits against patients seeking a total of more than $106 million in...
StrategyHHS Drug Pricing Advisor to Depart
John O'Brien had replaced Dan Best after his predecessor's death in November 2018.
Finance4 Front-End Rev Cycle Revamps You Need for a Competitive Edge
In the crowded healthcare market, smart healthcare leaders must find patient satisfaction advantages everywhere they can.
Clinical CareInfusion Treatments For Low Iron Can Deplete Patients' Wallets
Under Medicare, doctors are paid based on the average sales price of the prescribed drug, which critics say gives them...
FinanceCMS Unveils Sweeping Proposed Mandates on Hospital Pricing Transparency
Under the proposed rule hospitals would have to make their 'real, negotiated prices known to patients.'